Edward Jones was the son of Harry Jones of 61 Bloomfield Street, Halesowen. He enlisted in the Royal Field Artillery and joined the Ammunition Column of the 35th Division as a driver. In 1916 they were engaged in the battle for Bazentin Ridge and in 1917 they followed up the retreat of the German forces to the Hindenburg Line. In the Third Battle of Ypres in 1917 they fought in the second battle of Passchendaele in November but in the last stages of this struggle Driver Edward Jones was killed in action. He was 21 years of age and is buried at Solferino Farm Cemetery (II B 33) near Ypres and commemorated on the Halesowen Memorial.
ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH,High St,Halesowen,Dudley,West Midlands,B63 3BB,England, B63 3BB
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